August 6, 2019

Cinema is changing. As current BFI statistics reveal, Subscription based Video on Demand (SVoD) platforms are on a steady rise. With a clear mission to provide more inventive, quality and niche cinema MUBI distinguishes itself from many other SVoD services. At the head...

June 18, 2019

It was that time of year again, when the pleasant english industrial city of Sheffield turns into a hub of non-fiction extravaganza. With over 180 documentary films shown this year, Sheffield Doc/Fest certainly stands as an extraordinary UK film festival celebrating al...

December 12, 2017

After being dropped from the program a decade ago, the IDFA Shorts line up returned to Amsterdam for the festivals 30th anniversary. 

When we created Cheap Cuts back in 2015, we did so because we felt there were so many short documentaries that had limited screening opp...

November 20, 2017

Winter is officially here, and whilst for some it might be too early for decorations and Christmas cards, London has already started to offer some amazing events to help kick-start this year’s filmic festivities.


Where: St. Katharine Docks

When:  4t...

November 3, 2017

When I first moved to London, I started to familiarise myself with the area I lived in and recognised the diversity and vast array of different communities existing side-by-side within the district. However, there was one that I started to become more acutely aware of....

October 2, 2017

The annual London BFI Film Festival is set to open this week and amongst its impressive list of 243 features it includes some amazing shorts and an exciting array of debut documentaries. The official date of the festival’s 61st anniversary edition, which will take plac...

September 17, 2017

Autumn Film Nights in London

Now that summer is officially over the onslaught of outdoor cinema events have begun to die down. From Jaws to Dirty Dancing these fresco film nights popped up everywhere around London this year. We’re massive fans of making a big evening ou...

November 27, 2016

Hi Short Doc Lovers!

We’re really pleased to be working alongside some wonderful people again this year. Joining us for the first time this year are the Documentary Drive team, an online magazine dedicated to the art of documentary film.

Documentary Drive was ‘founded on...

May 1, 2016

Matthew Kay’s first interest was fiction film, but before he could attend film school a friend drags him along the ‘Football Beyond Borders’ tour and transported him right in the middle of the Egyptian spring in 2011. Filming football teams in Palestine, Matthew’s dedi...

May 1, 2016

Richard York and Hannan Majid have been working under the name of Rainbow Collectivefor 10 years now. Since 2005, they have filmed a great amount of feature and short docs capturing the life of garment workers in Bangladesh, refugee camps, schools in South Africa and J...

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